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Stinson, Susan


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Documenting Lesbian Lives Oral History Project oral histories

Identifier: SSC-MS-00661
Abstract Documenting Lesbian Lives is a collection of life histories with people who consider themselves to be (presently or at one time) lesbian, queer or bisexual. The project provides a complex and nuanced collective story of American lesbian history and experience. Narrators include grassroots activists and political organizers; educators and academics; musicians, writers, and artists; as well as community and religious leaders. They come from a variety of class, ethnic, racial, social, and...
Dates of Materials: 2010-2020

Susan Stinson interviewed by Kate Scrimshaw-Hall, 2014 March 14

Scope and Contents In this oral history, Susan Stinson begins by describing her childhood in Colorado and Texas summers with her grandparents. She talks about the struggles of growing up fat and how school, her parents, and society contributed to that. She also explores her early discovery of writing and literature and talks about the importance of writing in her life and the publication of her books. Additionally, she discusses the process of coming out, painful crushes in high school, and the lesbian...
Dates of Materials: 2014 March 14

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